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Orange County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Orleans, Indiana. As a cooperative, Orange County REMC follows seven core principles that are universal to cooperatives worldwide. Among those principles is one stressing education, training and information. Indiana Connection, a monthly magazine published especially for Indiana’s electric cooperative members, is one way the REMC informs and educates its members. Indiana Connection is available not only in a print format, but as an electronic publication for those who prefer getting their information on their electronic devices.

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Holiday lighting tips

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Posted on Nov 27, 2017 in Orange County REMC

This year is rapidly drawing to a close, and that means the holiday lighting season is back. Here are some tips to take your artistic stylings to the next level. Safety is up first. If your lights are ground-mounted or can be installed standing on the floor or ground, you can skip ahead. However, since… Continue reading.

2018 director election timeline

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Posted on Nov 27, 2017 in Orange County REMC

Directors Danny Easterday, district 3, and Brian Hawkins, district 6, are incumbents whose terms expire. Letters of intent due by Feb. 9, 2018. Incumbent list posted by Feb. 23, 2018. Names published in the March issue of Electric Consumer. Petitions of nominations due by March 26, 2018. Nominations by the board (absent incumbents seeking re-elections… Continue reading.

New employee joins REMC

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Posted on Nov 27, 2017 in Orange County REMC

Zachary Motsinger began working at Orange County REMC on Oct. 16 as a member services technician. He previously worked at Cooley’s Heating and Air as a lead service technician. Motsinger will be working with Larry Clements on our DSM program, energy audits, water heaters, and ETS service and repairs. He will also enter the meter… Continue reading.

REMC welcomes new journeyman linemen

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Posted on Nov 27, 2017 in Orange County REMC

As the old saying goes, “nothing worth having comes easy.” This old saying certainly applies to the cooperative’s newest journeyman linemen, Scott Strange and Brandon Bambusch. At a ceremony held at French Lick Springs Resort on Oct. 20, both men received their diplomas and certificates that designate them as journeyman linemen. The ceremony was held… Continue reading.

Wind farm expansion to benefit co-ops

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Posted on Oct 30, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Hoosier Energy and Wabash Valley Power Association have entered into a 20-year purchase power agreement that will add 100 megawatts (MW) of energy from EDP Renewables’ Meadow Lake V wind farm for the benefit of rural electric cooperative members across the state. Meadow Lake Wind Farm, which consists of five operational sections that flank Interstate… Continue reading.

Sun shines on Orange County REMC’s solar initiative

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Posted on Oct 25, 2017 in Orange County REMC

With the demand for renewable energy projects growing, Orange County REMC is bringing the benefits of utility-scale solar energy to our community. On a slightly overcast fall day, Directors and representatives from Orange County REMC and Hoosier Energy dedicated a new, cooperative-owned, solar array on Thursday, September 14th. Thousands of solar panels near Mitchell are… Continue reading.

TRAINING FOR SAFETY

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Posted on Oct 03, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

One of the seven cooperative principles is “education, training and safety.” These aspects are important to Hoosier Energy — your cooperative’s energy provider. That is why we have built a facility to support your cooperative’s training and skill improvement needs through a variety of programs. Live-line or rubber-glove training allows apprentices to work on energized… Continue reading.

District meetings: A time to hear from members

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Posted on Sep 26, 2017 in Orange County REMC

  Last fall, Orange County REMC brought back an event from the past, as we held district member meetings. Several other co-ops have also resurrected this practice, as these meetings allow cooperative employees to interact with members on a smaller scale than our annual meeting. District meetings allow members to directly communicate their thoughts, ideas… Continue reading.

Beware of vampire loads

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Posted on Sep 26, 2017 in Orange County REMC

Vampire loads come from devices that use electricity even when they appear to be off. The primary culprits are chargers, set-top television boxes, instant-on televisions and gaming systems. But you don’t need garlic, stakes or silver bullets. You just need to change how you handle these energy-sucking electronics. Here are a few suggestions: Unplug chargers… Continue reading.

Special savings

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Posted on Sep 26, 2017 in Orange County REMC

Orange County REMC’s commitment to you goes beyond providing safe, reliable and affordable electricity. We’re always looking for ways to provide value to our members and our community, The Co-op Connections Card is a money-saving tool that we’re proud to offer to our membership. The card connects you with discounts on everything from hotel stays… Continue reading.

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